CHICAGO — Odyssey Sims hit the go-ahead jumper with 6.4 seconds to play and finished with 16 points in the Minnesota Lynx's 73-72 victory over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday night
Sylvia Fowles added 10 points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota. She has 156 career double-doubles, one shy of the WNBA record set by Lisa Leslie.
Asia Taylor, who signed as a free agent with Minnesota on July 2, scored a career-high 13 points. The Lynx (9-6) have won three in row.
Sims drove, spun into the lane, pump faked to get her defender in the air and hit a jumper that proved to be the winner. Chicago's Allie Quigley missed a deep 3-point shot as time expired.
Chicago's Quigley scored 17 of her 24 points in the second half and tied her career high with six 3-pointers, including two during a 14-0 run that gave the Sky (7-8) a 55-54 lead, their first since midway through the first quarter, with 22 seconds left in the third. There were three ties and nine lead changes from there.
Diamond DeShields added 13 points and nine rebounds for Chicago, and Gabby Williams scored 12 points.
Mercury 91, Mystics 68
WASHINGTON — Brittney Griner had 25 points and eight rebounds, DeWanna Bonner added 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists and Phoenix beat Washington for its fifth win in six games.
Griner and Bonner each scored 15 points in the first half, and Phoenix used a 10-0 run midway through the second quarter to take a 49-44 lead at the break. The Mercury led 70-58 at the end of the third quarter and held Washington to 10 fourth-quarter points.
Briann January added 18 points and six rebounds for Phoenix (7-6).
Tianna Hawkins paced Washington (9-5) with 24 points and seven rebounds, and Ariel Atkins added 14 points. The Mystics lost back-to-back games for just the second time this season.
Washington forward Elena Delle Donne did not play after suffering a nasal fracture during the first quarter against Los Angeles on Sunday. She's averaging 15.2 points and 7.7 rebounds.
Aces 74, Fever 71
INDIANAPOLIS — Liz Cambage had 19 points and six rebounds to help Las Vegas beat Indiana.
Cambage made a driving layup to give Las Vegas a 70-68 lead until Indiana rookie Teaira McCowan grabbed an offensive rebound and scored with 33.7 seconds left to tie it.
Wilson scored inside on a broken play with 15.1 seconds left and added two free throws on Las Vegas' next possession for a three-point lead. The Fever did not get off a 3-point attempt on their final possession.
Kayla McBride and Kelsey Plum each scored 14 points for Las Vegas (10-5), which has won eight straight over Indiana.
Candice Dupree scored 13 points and McCowan had 11 points and 12 rebounds for Indiana (6-10). The Fever had just four points through the first eight minutes of the fourth quarter.
Dream 78, Sun 75
ATLANTA — Tiffany Hayes scored 18 points and Elizabeth Williams had a season-high 17 points and nine rebounds in Atlanta's victory over Connecticut.
Alex Bentley sank an open 3-pointer with 2:01 remaining to give Atlanta a 72-67 lead. Connecticut got within 76-75 after Courtney Williams made her first 3-pointer of the game with 10.5 seconds left. Bentley added two free throws for a three-point lead and Williams was short on a 3 at the buzzer.
Renee Montgomery added 12 points and Bentley 11 for Atlanta (4-10). Jessica Breland grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds. The Dream overcame 20 turnovers to beat the Sun for the first time in three games this season.
Williams led Connecticut (9-6) with 13 points. Jasmine Thomas added 12 points and five assists. Jonquel Jones, averaging a team-high 15.5 points, was just 3 of 8 from the field for seven points.